• Bright Ideas - Ingenuity of Inmates

    LED Design is Eliminating Weaponizable Potential

     

    A toothbrush, a piece of string, and a light bulb;  You may not realize it, but these three ordinary, household objects have something very crucial in common: they have all been used at some point or another as pieces of weapons.  Now, you may be wondering: how or when these objects have ever been used as weapons.  What may you may not realize is, given their hours of down time they have on their hands, prison inmates have historically found very creative ways to fashion weapons out of these ordinary, every-day household objects.

     

  • Made in USA LED Narrow Lights

    As America looks to reduce its energy consumption to save money and support environmental stewardship, Independence LED is an example of a company that provides advanced, Made in USA LED narrow lights. Independence LED is one of the very first authentic Made in USA LED narrow light manufacturers for commercial LED lighting that offers maximum cost-effective energy savings and a top return on investment (ROI).

  • The Future of Food: Indoor Agriculture

    The amount of people facing chronic food insecurity is estimated to be about 821 million (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). The world’s population is expected to grow to 9 billion people in a mere 30 years (USDA). Effects of climate change due to carbon emissions and unsustainable energy practices are an imminent threat. The United States uses 25% of the world’s energy with less than 5% of the world’s population, and has the second highest carbon footprint (UCSUSA). The people of the world must take action to combat these detriments, but how? 

  • Bright Ideas - Reducing Maintenance Reduces Risk

    Inmate safety, officer safety, and general prison safety are priorities when it comes to the high stress, high risk environments of prisons, jails, and any correctional facility.  Lighting plays a huge role in these priorities, as it makes them possible at the most basic level; without lights you cannot enforce, identify threats, or generally maintain order.  We at GREENandSAVE have decided to begin the "Bright Ideas" series which is directed at identifying the most prominent ways in which consciousness of human and non-human environments should be considered in prisons of today a

  • DC Microgrids

    Independence LED Lighting developed its first Direct Current (DC) powered LED fixture series in 2015 for an industrial facility. The DC LED fixtures are “driverless” with 24 volt DC wiring from a “Power hub Driver” (PhD), which is provided by their strategic partner Nextek Power Systems. Together, they are at the forefront of DC Microgrids, with the proven systems that leverage high efficiency power converters and smart controls to optimize energy usage while drawing power from renewables, batteries, and/or the grid.

  • Made in USA LED Aisle Lights

    As America looks to reduce its energy consumption to save money and support environmental stewardship, Independence LED is an example of a company that provides advanced, Made in USA LED aisle lights. Independence LED is one of the very first authentic Made in USA LED aisle light manufacturers for commercial LED lighting that offers maximum cost-effective energy savings and a top return on investment (ROI)

  • Made in USA LED Strip Fixtures

    As America looks to reduce its energy consumption to save money and support environmental stewardship, Independence LED is an example of a company that provides advanced, Made in USA LED strip fixtures. Independence LED is one of the very first authentic Made in USA LED strip fixture manufacturers for commercial LED lighting that offers maximum cost-effective energy savings and a top return on investment (ROI).

  • Made in USA LED Stairwell Fixtures

    As America looks to reduce its energy consumption to save money and support environmental stewardship, Independence LED is an example of a company that provides advanced, Made in USA LED stairwell fixtures. Independence LED is one of the very first authentic Made in USA LED stairwell fixture manufacturers for commercial LED lighting that offers maximum cost-effective energy savings and a top return on investment (ROI).

  • Made in USA LED Vapor Tight Fixtures

    As America looks to reduce its energy consumption to save money and support environmental stewardship, Independence LED is an example of a company that provides advanced, Made in USA LED vapor tight fixtures. Independence LED is one of the very first authentic Made in USA LED vapor tight fixture manufacturers for commercial LED lighting that offers maximum cost-effective energy savings and a top return on investment (ROI).

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